- Adjective: exterminatory
- Of or pertaining to extermination; tending to exterminate
- According to Evans, Hitler " used his own version of the language of social Darwinism as a central element in the discursive practice of extermination . . . ", and the language of Social Darwinism, in its Nazi variant, helped to remove all restraint from the directors of the " terroristic and exterminatory " policies of the regime, by " persuading them that what they were doing was justified by history, science and nature ".